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Forum: Fish 08-21-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Birdy
My Gourami needs a new pal :(

After weeks of treating a fungal infection one my Dwarf Gouramis died. :icon_frow:icon_frow I got lucky with having 2 males in one tank. Instead of actual fighting...it was a game. The one that...
Forum: Fish 07-31-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Birdy
I have 2 Male Gouramis and the more dominate one...

I have 2 Male Gouramis and the more dominate one builds a nest all day long. He's done it since the day after I got him. After getting tired of him plucking at my plants I tried out with various...
Forum: Algae 07-01-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Birdy
Awesome! Thanks for the replies....think I'll run...

Awesome! Thanks for the replies....think I'll run up to CVS and get me a syringe!!! Got a few problem spots on my driftwood and petrified wood pieces. Hopefully this will clear it right up!
...
Forum: Algae 07-01-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Birdy
Gotta dumb question...

I read how people are directly "spot" treating with Excel....how do you do that? Eyedropper??:confused:
Forum: Plants 06-29-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By Birdy
Salvinia minima

Can someone tell me what Salvinia minima looks like? I have googled pictures, and of course they are zoomed in.


I received some today in the mail and it looks all chopped up. No stems...no...
Forum: Fish 06-18-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By Birdy
I don't know about having 2 males and 1...

I don't know about having 2 males and 1 female...but IME 2 females and 1 male did not work so well. After he decided which one was his mate it turned into a bully-fest. The pair would pick on her...
Forum: Fish 06-15-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Birdy
Ulcers on Gourami

I have 2 Dwarf Gouramis....one has had an ulcer on his "cheek" area for a few weeks. It basically looks like a little pimple. I treated with Melafix for 7 days and have seen no improvement. Now he...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-13-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Birdy
Newbie shrimp question...

I am thinking about adding some shrimp (probably RCS) to my community tank. What do I do about the filter? Somewhere I read cover it with a sponge so it won't suck up the shrimp?? If that is...
Forum: Plants 06-01-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Birdy
I have ordered from them before.... Was NOT...

I have ordered from them before....

Was NOT impressed at all...every plant was covered in snails, the leaves were in bad condition, just overall the plants were not healthy.

If you don't want...
Forum: Plants 05-13-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Birdy
Giant Hygro is just might be then! Especially is...

Giant Hygro is just might be then! Especially is they will like the water flow!

Thanks for the suggestions!
Forum: Plants 05-13-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Birdy
Got some of that. My Dwarf Gourami likes to pull...

Got some of that. My Dwarf Gourami likes to pull it up!! :mad: You're right though..I've had great lucky with it too.
Forum: Plants 05-12-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Birdy
Actually I have that post bookmarked. I would...

Actually I have that post bookmarked. I would really looking for personally suggestions from other members. Maybe certain plants people have experience with...
Forum: Plants 05-12-2008, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Birdy
Low-Med light background plants?

Any suggestions? I'm tired of Hornwort. Looking for something tall-er to build up in a back corner. Preferably something sturdy...it will be near the flow of the filter. :icon_wink

Thanks for...
Forum: Fish 05-07-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Birdy
I have a pair of GBRs, 2 Dwarf Gouramis, and...

I have a pair of GBRs, 2 Dwarf Gouramis, and sadly, now, 4 Glowlites. The GBRs take the of the bottom scraps quite well actually!:proud:

And yes...the LFS was Petsmart...what do they know! hehe ...
Forum: Fish 05-07-2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By Birdy
I have 2 Dwarf Gouramis, both males, and they...

I have 2 Dwarf Gouramis, both males, and they always are making nests. Usually one at a time. Of course during this time they do not get along so well.:mad::mad: But they again...they run off the...
Forum: Fish 05-03-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Birdy
Let me clarify...my LFS suggested cories as...

Let me clarify...my LFS suggested cories as opposed to otto cats, upside down cats, etc. because they claim the other cats would uproot my plants. I would like to know if anyone has had any problems...
Forum: Fish 05-03-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Birdy
Bottom Feeder

Any suggestions besides cory cats on bottom feeders. Someone told me NO catfish in a planted tank because they will up root the plants? Is this true??

I loved my cory, but since he didn't last...
Forum: Fish 05-03-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,889
Posted By Birdy
I woke up this morning to a dying cory cat! I...

I woke up this morning to a dying cory cat! I only had him 2 weeks. Yesterday he seemed more peaceful than usual. This morning he was breathing heavy and just sitting the bottom of the tank. ...
Forum: Plants 04-25-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Birdy
Hornwort

When I trim my Hornwort can I bunch it together and stick some back in the substrate? If so, what would be best to bunch it with?

Thanks!
Forum: Plants 04-22-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Birdy
One of them is ripping parts off of the other...

One of them is ripping parts off of the other plants to add to his bubblenest!! I would like to put a stop to that if possible...I am hoping floating plants would make him stop.
Forum: Plants 04-22-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Birdy
Post Floating Plants Suggestions?

My gouramis need something. HELP!! I am looking for suggestions on low maintenance, preferably low light floating plants. Hopefully ones that I can keep in one area so my other plants can still...
Forum: Fish 04-22-2008, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Birdy
Unfortunately I have not seen any female gouramis...

Unfortunately I have not seen any female gouramis locally...:icon_sad:
Forum: Fish 04-22-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Birdy
Post Feedings...

Alright! So I finally got my tank cycled and got some fish on Saturday. I purchased 2 Red Dwarf Gouramis (both males) and 6 Glowlight Tetras. For food I bought Omega One Flakes and some dried...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-19-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By Birdy
Thanks for all the replies!!! I don't...

Thanks for all the replies!!!

I don't believe its the fluorite. The tank with power filter was running 4 days before the bubbly foam started. I can see tiny little bubbles where the stream of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-18-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By Birdy
I am using fluorite and small river gravel on...

I am using fluorite and small river gravel on top. I chose the 15W bulb because the initiate research I did suggested using a lower wattage would prevent from having to add CO2. Meaning more light...
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